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File Manager

The File Manager allows you to manage your site through HTML, rather than an FTP tool or other third-party application. You can upload, create or delete files, organize files in folders, and change file permissions. While not as...

FTP Manager

The FTP area deals with all the tools relating to setting up and managing FTP accounts, as well as managing FTP sessions. FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a method by which you can transfer files between computers, usually using the...

General server information

You can view a variety of information about the server from the home page. The following links are available:Service Status - Displays information about the status of the web services currently running.Installed Perl Modules -...

Hotlink Protection to images.

Hotlink protection works by adding following rules to a directory’s .htaccess file: ==================== RewriteRule .*\.(jpg|jpeg|gif|png|bmp)$ – [F,NC] ==================== Other .htaccess files between the document root and the...

How to Add on Domains in your cpanel account

  An addon domain is a domain name that points to a subdirectory within your cpanel account at simple servers. For example, you may want YOURADDONDOMAIN.CO.UK to point to YOURDOMAIN.CO.UK/ADDONDOMAIN/. Addon domains...

How to change DNS zones (MX, CNAME, and A records)

Shared: With cPanel you have access to make some of these changes. Note: This effect will only work once you are using Simple Servers name servers (or private name servers which point to Simple Servers IP's). In cPanel, you have an...

How to check your Disk Usage in a cpanel account

This feature shows you how you are using your disk space. It can also help you manage your disk space quota by indicating files and directories that use large amounts of hard disk space.The Disk Usage Viewer enables you to see exactly...

How to create a cPanel backup

To create a full cpanel backup to downlaod of your cpanel(You can have them emailed but your email client must allow for large files so we do not recommend this method.) To create a full backup: Select Backup from the first...

How to customise an error page in cpanel

Error pages are displayed to Internet users when any one of a variety of errors occur, such as when a user enters an incorrect URL or is not authorized to access a specific directory in your web site. Companies often customize error...

How to password protect a directory in cpanel

For cPanel version 11.30 Password protecting a directory restricts access to certain parts of your website by requiring visitors to enter a username and a password. This password process is also referred to as a type of...

How to setup your Email using cpanel

The Mail area allows you to manage all aspects of your e-mail, from adding new accounts, managing mailing lists, and setting spam filters. There are quite a number of options available, so take your time. Note: All e-mail options can be...

Logging on

  You need to log on in order to use CPanel to manage your web site. To log on: Enter the address of your CPanel in your web browser. The address needs to be in the form of http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel (for secure login)...

Manage OpenPGP keys

OpenPGP is a tool for secure online communication. CPanel uses GnuPG for its public-key cryptography so that users may communicate securely. Each person gets a pair of keys, called the public key and the private key. Each person's public...

MySQL

MySQL SQL stands for Structured Query Language. SQL is an international standard in querying and retrieving information from databases. MySQL is essentially an SQL server - it responds to requests for information that are written in...

outlook.com email setup

Create a new account If you need a new account to sign in to Outlook.com, go to https://outlook.com and click Sign up now. Once you've entered your info, you'll have to enter some letters and numbers that appear in a...

Parked Domains

You can set up a domain name that you own to point to another domain name. This is known as "parking" a domain.Example: You own the business.co.uk and innovation.co.uk domain names. You already have a web site for...

Password protect directories

You can protect directories within your site from browsers by using a password to protect them. This allows you to restrict material to only authorized users or store sensitive material online. This has the same appearance and effect as...

Setting up 301/302 re directs

Redirects For cPanel version 11.30 This feature allows for the redirection of users visiting a particular page. This can be useful when redirecting a short URL to a necessarily long URL.   Create a Redirect To add a redirect: Use...

SpamAssassin Overview and Setup

Overview SpamAssassin is an email utility that attempts to filter spam by examining incoming email and testing for spam characteristics. It uses Bayesian spam filtering and network testing to screen incoming email. This results in an...

Subdomains

Subdomains are a way of creating separate accounts within your master account, which are accessed as separate URLs. For example, you could set up a "timber" subdomain on your master account "hardware.org.mart", which...

Web/FTP Stats

The Awstats reporting tool combines a comprehensive coverage of web server statistics available for your web site with very attractive reporting pages. Refer to the Awstats home page for more information about Awstats.To use...